This Couple Just Donated Their Collection of More Than a Million Insects – Smithsonian

Smithsonian This Couple Just Donated Their Collection of More Than a Million InsectsSmithsonianBut they didn't amass art, china or cars—rather, they collected huge quantities of insects, continuing to expand their trove for over 60 years. It's the tale of a lifelong romance that has two happy endings. As Anne Ryman reports for The Arizona …Octogenarian…

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What If Intelligent Machines Could Learn From Each Other?

Take a look around and youll see evidence of the widespread adoption of wearable sensors for health and fitness, such as the Fitbit, Garmin or other devices. What many people many not know is that we are also using sensors to monitor the structural integrity of bridges and buildings, as well as tracking the movements…

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Penn State scientists develop new remedy for bedbugs | WJAC – WJAC Johnstown

WJAC Johnstown Penn State scientists develop new remedy for bedbugs | WJACWJAC JohnstownUNIVERSITY PARK – Bedbugs can be an enormous problem for homeowners and hotels, because when there's an infestation present, it's not always easy to …

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Papa Roach Not Bugged by Eating Insects – Loudwire

Loudwire Papa Roach Not Bugged by Eating InsectsLoudwireThere was no cutting them into pieces, but if bugs were Papa Roach's last resort for food, they'd probably do okay. The band recently joined First We Feast for a new challenge, taste testing a variety of insects as an alternate food source, and you can …Watch Papa…

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Artificial Pheromones Make Robots Act As Insect-Like Swarm

A team of engineers designing robots to act as an intelligent swarm have managed to get them to use a type of pheromone-based communication normally used by groups of insects. The team from the University of Lincoln consider their breakthrough to be so significant that they are making it available to robotics and AI researchers…

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Youngstown Health Department fielding bed bug complaints – WFMJ.com News weather sports for Youngstown … – WFMJ

WFMJ Youngstown Health Department fielding bed bug complaints – WFMJ.com News weather sports for Youngstown …WFMJBed bugs can be hard to spot. They also can be hard to get rid of. "We do get a lot of calls about bed bugs. There is really nothing we can personally do at the health department," said Youngstown…

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Mosquito flight is unlike that of any other insect | Science News – Science News

Science News Mosquito flight is unlike that of any other insect | Science NewsScience NewsBIZARRE BUZZ High-speed video and computer modeling detail forces involved in mosquitoes' wing rotation that help the insects generate enough lift (lines …We may finally know how mosquitoes fly | Popular SciencePopular Science all 6 news articles »

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Seeds Of Doubt: Why Consumers Weigh Up GM Produce And Turn It Down

I harvested potatoes the other day. Each plant had two to three kilos of potatoes beautifully arranged just under the foliage. But if you believe this is natural, you are mistaken. Like all modern crops, they are genetic variants selected by our ancestors and improved by modern breeders. Breeding always involves changing genes. That this…

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Center for Art & Education's Youth Theatre to stage perspective-altering 'Bedbugs' – Times Record

Center for Art & Education's Youth Theatre to stage perspective-altering 'Bedbugs'Times RecordThe Center for Art & Education's Youth Theatre wants to give the world a humorous new look at bedbugs while providing a lesson in conflict and resolution. The theatre's next production will be "Bedbugs," staged at 2 p.m. Apr. 8 at King Opera House,…

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Bedbugs, Peacocks Among Animal Insurance Claims by Businesses – Insurance Journal

Insurance Journal Bedbugs, Peacocks Among Animal Insurance Claims by BusinessesInsurance JournalBedbugs in hotel rooms and aggressive peacocks are some of the creatures behind an uptick in animal-related insurance claims filed by U.S. businesses, according to a study published on Thursday by insurer Allianz SE . U.S. claims involving bedbugs …

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